Kassoon

Risen Deathbringer

Risen Deathbringer

Medium Undead, Chaotic EvilMedium Undead, Chaotic Evil
Armor Class 16 (chain mail)16 (chain mail)
[~<13]
+/-/*
Hit Points 281 (70d8+1)281 ([70d8+1])
[~1-6]
Speed 30 ft.30 ft.

STR
17 (+3)
DEX
16 (+3)
CON
11 (+0)
INT
15 (+2)
WIS
9 (-1)
CHA
10 (+0)

Token URL:
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Saving Throws Str +8, Con +5 Str [+8], Con [+5]
Skills Athletics +8, Perception +4 Athletics [+8], Perception [+4]
Damage Vulnerabilities
Damage Resistances
Damage Immunities necrotic, poison
Condition Immunities exhaustion, frightened, poisoned exhaustion, frightened, poisoned
Senses Darkvision 120 ft., Passive Perception 14Darkvision 120 ft., Passive Perception 14
Languages Abyssal, CommonAbyssal, Common
PB +5
Challenge 15 (13,000 XP)

[+instructions]

Magic Resistance. This creature has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.

Rally Undead. Unless incapacitated, this creature and any undead creatures it chooses within 60 feet have advantage on saving throws against features that turn undead.

Parry. This creature can use its reaction to add 3 to its AC against one melee attack that would hit it. This creature must see the attacker and be wielding a melee weapon to use this.

[b]Magic Resistance[/b]. This creature has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.

[b]Rally Undead[/b]. Unless incapacitated, this creature and any undead creatures it chooses within 60 feet have advantage on saving throws against features that turn undead.

[b]Parry[/b]. This creature can use its reaction to add 3 to its AC against one melee attack that would hit it. This creature must see the attacker and be wielding a melee weapon to use this.

Actions

[~Hit +2, DC <13, DPR 0-1]

Multiattack. This creature makes four attacks, using any combination of Bone Spear or Necrotize Flesh.

Bone Spear. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, one creature, reach 5 ft. or range 20/60 ft. On Hit: 8 (1d12+2) piercing damage.

Necrotize Flesh (Recharge d6: 4–6). Create a 20-foot radius sphere centered on a point within 150 feet. All creatures of your choosing that are visible to this creature and in the sphere must make a DC 17 Constitution saving throw. On a failed save a target takes 28 (4d12+4) necrotic damage and is incapacitated until the end of its next turn (half damage and not incapacitated on success). A creature reduced to 0 hit points by this necrotic damage dies immediately.

Devastating Surge (1/Day). Each creature of your choice within 30 feet of you must make a DC 17 Constitution saving throw. On a failed save, a creature takes 28 (4d12+4) thunder damage and 28 (4d12+4) necrotic or radiant damage and is knocked prone (half damage on success and not prone).

[b]Multiattack[/b]. This creature makes four attacks, using any combination of Bone Spear or Necrotize Flesh.

[b]Bone Spear[/b]. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: [+8] to hit, one creature, reach 5 ft. or range 20/60 ft. On Hit: 8 ([1d12+2]) piercing damage.

[b]Necrotize Flesh[/b] (Recharge [d6]: 4–6). Create a 20-foot radius sphere centered on a point within 150 feet. All creatures of your choosing that are visible to this creature and in the sphere must make a DC 17 Constitution saving throw. On a failed save a target takes 28 ([4d12+4]) necrotic damage and is incapacitated until the end of its next turn (half damage and not incapacitated on success). A creature reduced to 0 hit points by this necrotic damage dies immediately.

[b]Devastating Surge[/b] (1/Day). Each creature of your choice within 30 feet of you must make a DC 17 Constitution saving throw. On a failed save, a creature takes 28 ([4d12+4]) thunder damage and 28 ([4d12+4]) necrotic or radiant damage and is knocked prone (half damage on success and not prone).

Legendary Actions

This creature can take 3 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature's turn. This creature regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.

Bone Spear. This creature makes one Bone Spear attack.

Detect. This creature makes a Wisdom (Perception) check with advantage.

This creature can take 3 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature's turn. This creature regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.

[b]Bone Spear[/b]. This creature makes one Bone Spear attack.

[b]Detect[/b]. This creature makes a Wisdom (Perception) check with advantage.
 

Details

 
Source Kassoon's Monsters
 
Environments Dungeon
 
Tactics Move 30 feet towards the largest group of PCs, until in range. Use Necrotize Flesh or Devastating Surge when able.
 
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Monster Statistics by Challenge Rating

CRProf. BonusACHPAttack BonusDamage / RoundSave DC
0+2<131-6<+30-1<13
1/8+2137-35+32-313
1/4+21336-49+34-513
1/2+21350-70+36-813
1+21371-85+39-1413
2+21386-100+315-2013
3+213101-115+421-2613
4+214116-130+527-3214
5+315131-145+633-3815
6+315146-160+639-4415
7+315161-175+645-5015
8+316176-190+751-5616
9+416191-205+757-6216
10+417206-220+763-6816
11+417221-235+869-7417
12+417236-250+875-8017
13+518251-265+881-8618
14+518266-280+887-9218
15+518281-295+893-9818
16+518296-310+999-10418
17+619311-325+10105-11019
18+619326-340+10111-11619
19+619341-355+10117-12219
20+619356-400+10123-14019
21+719401-445+11141-15820
22+719446-490+11159-17620
23+719491-535+11177-19420
24+719536-580+12195-21221
25+819581-625+12213-23021
26+819626-670+12231-24821
27+819671-715+13249-26622
28+819716-760+13267-28422
29+919761-805+13285-30222
30+919806-850+14303-32023

Damage Severity by Level

LevelSetbackDangerousDeadly
1-41d102d104d10
5-102d104d1010d10
11-164d1010d1018d10
17-2010d1018d1024d10

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